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Following consultations with parents, carers, staff, governors and the local community, we are pleased to announce that both Cliff Park Infant and Cliff
Park Junior Schools officially joined the Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) family network on 1 December 2018, becoming Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy and Ormiston Cliff Park Junior Academy.
East Anglia Schools Trust has therefore been dissolved.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the school offices, as we’d be delighted to discuss this further with you. For more information about OAT, please visit their website at www.ormistonacademiestrust.co.uk.
We are a happy and caring school and offer an atmosphere where children are supported and challenged in their thinking, strive for continuous self- improvement, and have the desire to, and are given, the opportunities to develop the skills to become life-long learners.
At our school, we believe that it is our privilege and responsibility to inspire each and every one of our pupils to have high aspirations and to believe that they can and will achieve their dreams.
We are a ‘Learning without Limits’ school. We are determined that all children can and will achieve, and ensure that children learn within an enabling environment. We believe that everybody is important, everybody has a place and everybody learns from everybody else. We actively promote children’s choices and ownership of their learning. This means that we group children flexibly, facilitating children’s choices and offer our children a series of open challenges so that they can take control of their own learning and aim high, without any ceiling being placed upon what might be possible for them to achieve.
We recognise that every child’s learning journey is individual and we cater for and celebrate the diversity of learning styles and needs in every class.
We are all proud of our school, our wonderful children and their many successes. Our committed team work exceptionally well together to enrich learning experiences for our children.
Head of School
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We believe that a strong home school partnership supports your child in being happy and confident in school and achieving well.
This partnership begins before your child starts school through our new parents evenings and opportunities to visit and see our school in action. For families moving to the area and pupils changing schools, visits are always welcomed. Our staff are very approachable and work to develop a strong partnership with parents at all stages as your child moves through our school. We have regular parents’ evenings, learning themes, newsletters and updates on English and Maths to keep you informed.
Yesterday (11th February) was Safer Internet Day 2020. Every year, across both academies, we hold lessons, special assemblies, and fun activities to highlight problems that our pupils could face online, and to give them the tools and knowledge they may need to stay safe and happy. Click the picture on the left for more information. […]
Place2Be is the UK’s leading provider of schools based mental health support. They launched the first Children’s Mental Health Week in 2015 to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health. Now in its sixth year, they hope to encourage more people than ever to get involved and spread the […]
This year’s Children In Need day was great fun, and we raised lots of money for this worthy cause. Thanks to all of our families, we raised a grand total of £856.93 across both schools! Children and staff looked fantastic in their colourful ‘spots and stripes’ clothes, and Pudsey t-shirts! We learned about what it […]
We would like to thank all the children and parents across both schools for collecting the stickers for ‘Get Fresh’ from Aldi. Across both schools we manage to collect over 400 stickers! That’s one completed poster, plus over 100 on the second poster! The posters have been sent off, and we will receive an Aldi […]
Ormiston Cliff Park Junior and Infant Academies took part in the BBC’s wonderful ‘Ten Pieces’ project at the very end of the summer term. This project opens up the world of classical music to school children; using classical works such as Gerswin’s ‘Rhapsody In Blue’, Sibelius’ ‘Finlandia’ Suite, Britten’s ‘Storm’ Interlude, Villa-Lobos’ ‘The Little Train of […]
We have added up the payments for Red Noses, and kind contributions from staff, parents, and children, and would like to announce the total Ormiston Cliff Park Junior Academy has raised for Comic Relief is: *drumroll* £625.22! Added to the money Ormiston Cliff Park Infant Academy has raised, this brings the total across both schools […]
Our Year 4 Spring term Learning Café focused on introducing parents to the measurement section of the Maths curriculum, giving them an opportunity to do some practical activities with their children as well as learn more about the different mathematical methods we use in the classroom. We based the different activities around the text ‘George’s […]
Last week, Ormiston Cliff Park Infant and Junior Academies welcomed a new Executive Principal, as current Principal Sue Mitchell has announced her departure at the end of the academic year. Mrs Kate Rutherford has joined the academies as Executive Principal with immediate effect, after 13 successful years as Principal of the local Ormiston Herman Academy […]